Usborne Fiction Books

  • Usborne Phonics Readers Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781474956123
    PHRD
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    There's a goat in a boat, a hyena ballerina and a snail bringing the mail in this collection of 12 phonics-based stories.

    With fun plots, flowing text and eye-catching artwork, these stories are perfect for children who are just starting to read. A useful study aid, they will help children recognise the important links between sounds, spelling and pronunciation.

    These books are perfect for children who are gaining confidence and starting to develop their reading skills.
  • AUUEF
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    When 13-year-old Lily's inventor father vanishes after a Zeppelin crash, Lily's determined to hunt down the truth behind his disappearance, helped by Robert, the local clockmaker's son, and her wily mechanical fox Malkin. But shadowy figures are closing in and treachery lurks among the smoky spires of London - along with a life-changing secret. Be swept away by airships and flabbergasted by dastardly plots in this extraordinary and wildly imaginative debut, bursting with invention and adventure.
  • ADUXX 7 years +
    7 years +
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    My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' bit is my dad's JOKE. But I do not see the funny side. Plus it is not even true that I am dreadful. It's just that sometimes my BRILLIANT IDEAS don't work out completely brilliantly. Like, I didn't mean for my cousin to end up bald and covered in superglue, and I also didn't mean to steal our neighbour's dog and make him speak Russian...It is not my fault. I can't help it - I'm just a Magnet for Disaster.
  • AMXCY 7 years +
    7 years +
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    It's Tash's first term at Aurora House, the school where dancing dreams come true. She's thrilled to be living with other girls who love ballet as much as she does! But when Tash starts to worry that her dancing isn't as good as her new friends', she decides to take a big risk. Will her plan lead to a perfect pirouette...or a perfect disaster?
  • ANLHU 7 years +
    7 years +
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    It's Tash's second term at Aurora House, the school where dancing dreams come true. She's thrilled to be back, but with their first ballet exam coming up, the pressure is on. And when her friend Anisha starts acting strangely in class, Tash is worried. Can she figure out Anisha's problem and help her friend pass the exam before it's too late?
  • AOLMU 7 years +
    7 years +
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    It's the summer term at Aurora House, the school where dancing dreams come true. Tash is hugely excited about the end of year performance - she can't wait to dance on a real stage for the first time, and she's desperate to win the solo role of her dreams. But her friend Dani is struggling with stage fright. Can Tash help her to shine onstage?
  • AAOWS 14 years +
    LA Weatherly
    14 years +
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    Willow knows she's different from other girls. And not just because she loves tinkering around with cars. Willow has a gift. She can look into people's futures, know their dreams, their hopes and their regrets, just by touching them. She has no idea where she gets this power from - But Alex does. Gorgeous, mysterious Alex knows Willow's secret and is on a mission to stop her. The dark forces within Willow make her dangerous - and irresistible. In spite of himself, Alex finds he is falling in love with his sworn enemy.
  • APOLT 14 years +
    14 years +
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    Willow and Alex are mankind's only hope. The world is devastated, and the angels are slowly enslaving all humanity, moving survivors into camps where they can devour their energy, causing slow but certain death. With their love stronger than ever, Alex and Willow are training a team of Angel Killers, determined to stop the destruction once and for all. But when Willow senses a terrifying shift in the angels' powers, Alex is forced to embark on a deadly solo mission. Now Willow is left to defeat the angels with Seb, and she has no idea if Alex is ever coming back...The final captivating book in the bestselling trilogy, Angel Fever is a powerful story of heartbreak, revenge and love.
  • ARDFJ
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    Welcome to a 'perfect' world. Where war is illegal, where harmony rules. And where your date of birth marks your destiny. But nothing is perfect. And in a world this broken, who can Amity trust? From the bestselling author of the Angel trilogy comes Broken Sky - an exhilarating epic set in a daring and distorted echo of 1940s America and first in a new trilogy.
  • AXENE
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    Welcome to New Manhattan, home of dictator, Kay Pierce, and her enemies in the resistance...Leading them is Amity. Working undercover for them is the man who betrayed her. Because even when her world is broken, Amity will risk her life to fix it. Set in a daring and distorted echo of 1940s America, Black Moon brings this epic series of corruption, romance and intrigue to an explosive finale.
  • AQOPN
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    "I can't! I'm not riding again!" However often Charlie repeats the words, his friends won't believe him. After all, he has a place at racing school starting in a couple of months. OK, so he had an accident and fell off his horse. Who hasn't? He wasn't even hurt. Just what is Charlie's problem?
  • AQOPP
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    When Tom is left a prize-winning horse to look after over the summer, things don't turn out as he'd hoped. Chancey is wild and unpredictable and Tom is forced to start training him in secret. But the days of summer are numbered and Chancey isn't Tom's to keep forever. At some point he will have to give him back.
  • AQOPO
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    "You have a real chance..." When Kate hears this, she knows that her dream of winning the winter horse trials could come true. But Christmas Eve brings an unexpected present to the stables, the mysterious midnight horse. Unluckily for Kate, his owner, Izzy, has entered the trials too - and Izzy needs to win.
  • AIUSH 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Introducing Axelle Anderson: fashion's most stylish detective. Despite her long legs and fashion-obsessed family, all Axelle wants to do is solve mysteries. So when star designer Belle La Lune vanishes, Axelle seizes the chance to go undercover as a model to crack the case - even if it means being tortured with eyelash-curlers and teetering on sky-high heels. Aided by the distractingly gorgeous Sebastian, Axelle races against the clock to solve the mystery at the heart of Paris Fashion Week...
  • AKXDA 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Hold on to your handbags and buckle up your heels - Axelle Anderson, undercover model, is back. When it comes to glamorous crimes of fashion, Axelle's discovered that modelling is the perfect cover for a wannabe detective. So when the world's most famous black diamond vanishes from a Chic: New York cover shoot, she jets straight to New York to investigate...
  • ANLSU 11 years +
    11 years +
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    When a new case lands on Axelle Anderson's London doorstep, the stylish sleuth can't resist strapping on the heels and snapping on the shades to track down whoever attacked fashion photographer Gavin. But what's the deal with the memory stick full of mysterious photos? Can Axelle discover the secret they contain and stop a killer in his tracks?
  • AUHHX
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    The last thing hot new model Axelle expects to find at a photo shoot is a top stylist dead on set. But as a high-heeled, runway-ready secret sleuth, she's just the girl to solve the mystery of who poisoned Elisabeta. With gorgeous Sebastian by her side, Axelle plunges into a world of dirty rumours, sparkling jewels and high-speed chases to track a ruthless killer. Could this be Axelle's most dangerous investigation yet?
  • APNOG 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Simplified and shortened, this accessible retelling of 'Dracula' remains faithful to the original text in its treatment of the story.
  • AHTSN 14 years +
    14 years +
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    Perfect young adult fiction for fans of Queen of Teen nominees Sophie McKenzie, Cassandra Clare and Queen of Teen 2008 Louise Rennison, Soulmates by Holly Bourne is fearlessly fresh and utterly compelling.

    Every so often, two people are born who are perfect for each other. Soulmates. But while the odds of this happening are as likely as being struck by lightning, when these people do meet and fall in love, lightning strikes are the least of their worries. After a chance meeting at a local band night, Poppy and Noah find themselves swept up in a whirlwind romance. But with a secret international agency preparing to separate them, they are left with an impossible choice between the end of the world, or a life without love...

    The debut novel from a critically acclaimed author, fans of Soulmates will love Bourne's second novel, The Manifesto on How to be Interesting.
  • AKQBC 14 years +
    14 years +
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    The follow-up to her hugely successful debut in 2013, Soulmates, The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting by Holly Bourne is a compelling character-driven story that demonstrates just why she is quickly becoming a favourite author amongst fans of young adult fiction.

    Bree is a loser, a wannabe author who hides behind her words. But when she's told she needs to start living a life worth writing about, The Manifesto on How to be Interesting is born. Six steps on how to be interesting. Six steps that will see her infiltrate the popular set, fall in love with someone forbidden and make the biggest mistake of her life...

    Witty and clever, Holly Bourne's The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting is perfect reading for fans of Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir) by Maya Van Wagenen, one of this year's surprise new talents!
  • AOLTH 14 years +
    14 years +
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    Evie, Amber and Lottie: three girls facing down tough issues with the combined powers of friendship, feminism and cheesy snacks. Both hilarious and heart-rending, this is Evie's no-holds-barred story of struggling to live a "normal" teen life in the grip of OCD, from the acclaimed author of The Manifesto on How to be Interesting.
  • AUNXU
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    HOW TO START A FEMINIST REVOLUTION: 1. Call out anything that is unfair on one gender, 2. Don't call out the same thing twice (so you can sleep and breathe), 3. Always try to keep it funny, 4. Don't let anything slide. Even when you start to break...Lottie's determined to change the world with her #Vagilante vlog. Shame the trolls have other ideas...
  • AYINL
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    Spinster Club girls Evie, Amber and Lottie are reunited for the mother of all New Year's Eve parties. Having spent months apart since finishing college, they've got plenty to catch up on: how is Evie juggling a relationship with her OCD? Does Amber plan to spend more time with Kyle in America? And where did Lottie end up? Get ready for some serious partying - and some major New Year's revelations - from everyone's favourite cheesy-snack-loving feminists.
  • APNWF 8 years +
    8 years +
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    This is a simplified and shortened retelling of the Mark Twain classic which remains faithful to the original text in the treatment of the story.It follows the mischief-filled antics of Tom Sawyer, who is always getting into trouble, whether playing pirates on the Mississippi River, getting lost in caves or wriggling his way out of punishment.It is perfect for enthusiastic young readers, who will be mesmerised by these stories and encouraged to pursue an interest in literature.